Tags Africa

FBI, CISA, Cyber Command take aim at cyber-espionage by Iran's MuddyWater group

by Tim Starks

The group allegedly has targeted the defense, local government, oil and natural gas and telecommunications sectors in places including North America.

Researchers nab wannabe ransomware scammer trying to convince victims to help hack their employer

by Tim Starks

The would-be perpetrator appeared to be associated with the DemonWare ransomware outfit.

Religious, political leaders in Togo allegedly targeted with NSO Group spyware

by Shannon Vavra

Religious and political opposition leaders in Togo were targeted last year with spyware developed by NSO Group, according to Citizen Lab.

Russian IRA troll farm outsourced new operation to Ghana, Nigeria

by Shannon Vavra

The Russian troll farm is working out of two African countries to spread division in the U.S.

Accounts focused on African politics are linked to a Russian tycoon, Facebook says

by Jeff Stone

Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Putin ally, has been focused on raising the Kremlin’s profile in Africa.